The "Paradiso" of Isabella d'Este in the ducal palace, Manuta, by C. Yriarte.--Chapel of St. Peter Martyr in the church of Sant' Eustorgio, Milan, by L. Beltrami.--Chapel of St. Catherine in the church of San Maurizio, Milan, by L. Beltrami.--The "Appartamento Borgia" in the Vatican, Rome, by F. W. Woodhouse.--The "Villa Madama", near Rome, by F. W. Woodhouse.--The "Sala del cambio", or the Hall of Exchange, Perugia, by L. Manzoni.--The chapel in the... Topics: Architecture -- Italy, Mural painting and decoration
CONTENTS I. The Geographical and Political Position of Ravenna 1 II. Julius Gssar in Ravenna 11 III. Ravenna in the Time of the Empire 18 IV. The Retreat upon Ravenna 30 Honorius and Galla Placidia V. The Fall of the Empire in the West 47 VI. Theodoric 55 VII. The Reconquest 76 Vitiges, Belisarius, Totila, Narses VIII. Modica Quies 103 The Pragmatic Sanction and the Settlement of Italy IX. The Citadel of the Empire in Italy 112 The Lombard Invasion X. The Papal State 144 Pepin and Charlemagne... Topics: Architecture -- Italy -- Ravenna, Ravenna (Italy) -- History, Architecture
xii, 300 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm.; Plan of Ravenna on front lining-papera; Includes bibliographical references and index. Topics: Architecture –Italy—Ravenna., Ravenna (Italy)--History.
Although particularly associated with the Romans, aqueducts were devised much earlier in the Near East and Indian subcontinent, where peoples such as the Egyptians and Harappans built sophisticated irrigation systems. Roman-style aqueducts were used as early as the 7th century BC, when the Assyrians built an 80 km long limestone aqueduct, 10 m high and 300 m wide, to carry water across a valley to their capital city, Nineveh. Topics: ancient, roman, aqueducts, history, architecture, Italy, Spain, France, water